Shanker Menon

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Fide Id408344
USCF Id14941094
FederationEngland fed
FIDE Elo2173
Highest Elo2241 (January 2000)
Born 1981  (Age 37)
 Ranking: World #11951, Europe #9471, England #171
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Sicilian defence (35%): B40 B33 B42 B20 B90 B31Sicilian defence (56%): B90 B23 B22 B90 B27 B20
Reti (17%): A09 A09 A05French defence (10%): C06 C14 C01 C10
Caro-Kann defence (10%): B18 B16 B10English (10%): A19 A13
Ruy Lopez (7%): C68 C69Various openings (5%): A00
English (7%): A15Queen's pawn (5%): A40 D04
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #28 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play: Not available
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate: Not available
Exchange tendencies: -1.411 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  72.0 (games[what is this?] Exploitive analysis: Not available
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Tournament History

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Tournament (Click on name for details) VenueDate
Gibraltar Challengers B Gibraltar, England2007.01.281960
Gibtelecom Masters Gibraltar, England2007.01.232260
Gibraltar Challengers A Gibraltar, England2007.01.231970
Hastings Weekend Open Hastings, England2007.01.061850
Aegean Open Championship International Icaria, Greece2001.07.072150
4th NCL Part 4 Birmingham, England2001.05.052260
Four Nations CL Part 2 Birmingham, England2001.01.272230
Four Nations CL Part 1 Birmingham, England2000.09.232230

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